Description: Pomegranate seed oil is popular and highly sought after for beauty products due to its antioxidants and punicic acid. The oil is considered as an excellent base for all types of skin conditions, including eczema dry skin, cracked skin and mature skin. Pomegranate seed oil may revive skin’s elastic nature and stimulate keratinocyte production strengthening the dermis. When looking for a suitable carrier oil to moisturize your skin, a good rule of thumb is to shop for a non-comedogenic carrier oil. Research shows that pomegranate seed oil makes a good moisturizer thanks to its chemical constituents that help hydrate and retain the skin’s moisture. Additionally, the oil absorbs quickly and is non-greasy. Therefore, it does not clog the skin pores. Applying a few drops of this particular oil to your skin will leave the skin looking smooth and radiant. Treating fine lines and wrinkles can be somewhat challenging. The good news is there are many excellent anti-aging products such as pomegranate seed oil that do not require a prescription or cost a fortune. This oil is rich in antioxidants that protect the skin from sun damage, the leading cause for aging signs such as wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots.
Type: Conventional, cold pressed and refined
Botanical Name: Punica granatum
Color and taste: Amber to dark orange colored liquid with a bland characteristic odor and taste
Contraindication: A skin patch test is recommended for people with sensitive skin to check for any allergic reactions or skin irritation. Pregnant women should avoid using pomegranate seed oil as it may cause pregnancy complications. However, it is safe to use pomegranate seed oil on your baby’s skin as it absorbs quickly, thus providing deep nourishment. Pomegranate fruit seeds or flesh are not safe for your dogs, as they may give your dog a stomach upset. However, pomegranate extracts are used in pet food and pet treats in minimal amounts.